Clinical Review

Bite of the Brown Recluse Spider

The bite of the brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) has the potential for severe tissue necrosis. Unfortunately, such a wound can easily be...


Rash Emerges After 18 Holes of Golf

When an asymptomatic rash appeared rather suddenly on both of her legs, a 54-year-old woman sought medical evaluation by her primary care provider...

Clinical Review

Tattoo Removal by Q-Switched Laser

When “tattoo regret” prompts patients to consider professional removal of a decorative tattoo, the clinician who understands the benefits and...


Family Thinks Man has Worms

A 70-year-old man self-refers to dermatology for evaluation of very itchy lesions that have been present for at least three months.


Diagnosis Confirmed: What's Next?

About one year ago, this 48-year-old woman noted the appearance of a tiny papule on her left maxilla. It has grown in the interim, becoming of...